Mange insect
Mange Mange, n. [See {Mangy}.] (Vet.) The scab or itch in cattle, dogs, and other beasts. [1913 Webster]

{Mange insect} (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of small parasitic mites, which burrow in the skin of cattle. horses, dogs, and other animals, causing the mange. The mange insect of the horse ({Psoroptes equi} or {Dermatodectes equi}), and that of cattle ({Symbiotes bovis} or {Dermatophagys bovis}) are the most important species. See {Acarina}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Mange — Mange, n. [See {Mangy}.] (Vet.) The scab or itch in cattle, dogs, and other beasts. [1913 Webster] {Mange insect} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of several species of small parasitic mites, which burrow in the skin of cattle. horses, dogs, and other animals …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dermatodectes equi — Mange Mange, n. [See {Mangy}.] (Vet.) The scab or itch in cattle, dogs, and other beasts. [1913 Webster] {Mange insect} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of several species of small parasitic mites, which burrow in the skin of cattle. horses, dogs, and other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dermatophagys bovis — Mange Mange, n. [See {Mangy}.] (Vet.) The scab or itch in cattle, dogs, and other beasts. [1913 Webster] {Mange insect} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of several species of small parasitic mites, which burrow in the skin of cattle. horses, dogs, and other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Psoroptes equi — Mange Mange, n. [See {Mangy}.] (Vet.) The scab or itch in cattle, dogs, and other beasts. [1913 Webster] {Mange insect} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of several species of small parasitic mites, which burrow in the skin of cattle. horses, dogs, and other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Symbiotes bovis — Mange Mange, n. [See {Mangy}.] (Vet.) The scab or itch in cattle, dogs, and other beasts. [1913 Webster] {Mange insect} (Zo[ o]l.), any one of several species of small parasitic mites, which burrow in the skin of cattle. horses, dogs, and other… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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